Lukaku lights up San Siro: Italian press go mad for Antonio Conte’s new-look Inter Milan side

‘Lukaku lights up San Siro’: Italian press go mad for Antonio Conte’s new-look Inter Milan as ex-Manchester United forward scores on his debut

  • Inter Milan thrashed Lecce 4-0 in their opening Serie A encounter of the season
  • Antonio Conte’s new-look side looked in fine form at San Siro on Monday night
  • Romelu Lukaku opened his account for Inter after joining from Man United
  • Italian papers sang the praises of Lukaku and Inter following the emphatic win 
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Inter Milan have won the praises of Italy’s most influential papers following their emphatic Serie A opening-round victory over Lecce on Monday night.

Antonio Conte began life as Inter manager in perfect style, romping to a 4-0 win thanks to goals from Marcelo Brozovic, a beauty from Antonio Candreva and debut strikes from Stefano Sensi and Romelu Lukaku.

There is a massive wave of enthusiasm surrounding Inter’s new-look side at the moment and the whole of Italy seem to be taking note.

Corriere dello Sport went with 'Lukaku lights up San Siro' following Inter Milan's win

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Corriere dello Sport went with ‘Lukaku lights up San Siro’ following Inter Milan’s win

La Gazzetta dello Sport also hailed Inter and Lukaku after they beat Lecce 4-0

La Gazzetta dello Sport also hailed Inter and Lukaku after they beat Lecce 4-0

La Gazzetta dello Sport also hailed Inter and Lukaku after they beat Lecce 4-0

On Tuesday morning, Corriere dello Sport sang the praises of debutant Lukaku, who joined from Manchester United in a staggering £73million deal earlier this summer.

The Italian paper led with the statement: ‘Goal and bow to the fans: Lukaku lights up San Siro.’

Meanwhile, La Gazzetta dello Sport ran with the story: ‘Check out Inter!’ 

They report that Conte’s impact is there for all to see, claiming the new signings have already been very ‘effective’ while the old guard are ‘refreshed’.

Tuttosport claim Inter have sent out an 'immediate show of strength' to the rest of Serie A
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Tuttosport claim Inter have sent out an 'immediate show of strength' to the rest of Serie A

Tuttosport claim Inter have sent out an ‘immediate show of strength’ to the rest of Serie A

Lukaku bagged his debut goal for Inter after joining from Man United in a £73million deal

Lukaku bagged his debut goal for Inter after joining from Man United in a £73million deal

Lukaku bagged his debut goal for Inter after joining from Man United in a £73million deal

And finally, Tuttosport insist the San Siro outfit have sent out an ‘immediate show of strength’.

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They go on to report that Inter are trying to sign Lukaku’s old team-mate Alexis Sanchez from United, while they also close in on Cristiano Biraghi and look to get in Arturo Vidal before the European window shuts on September 2.

Inter take on Cagliari away next in Serie A on Sunday night. 

Antonio Conte embraces his main striker following the emphatic victory on Monday night

Antonio Conte embraces his main striker following the emphatic victory on Monday night

Antonio Conte embraces his main striker following the emphatic victory on Monday night

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